Alumnus’ pottery featured in Regier Friesen Gallery

ceramics by Isaac Shue, Hesston College alumnus

Artist Issac Shue, a 2007 Hesston College alumnus from Harper, Kan., shares what it looks like to combine two mediums of art in his midfire pottery featured in Hesston College’s Regier Friesen Gallery, located in the Friesen Center for Visual Arts, through Dec. 10.

A reception and chance to meet the artist will be from 3 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, in the gallery.

“My passion for drawing quickly came to a halt when clay guided through my hands the first time on a potter’s wheel,” said Shue.

His pottery ranges from large bowls and platters to luminaries and vases, all offering a glow upon entering the gallery.

“Through many test runs, broken tiles, cracked pots, horrible glazes and many hours, the contour lines, human figures and textures that often found themselves in my work, have made their way back in a new medium,” said Shue.

After graduating from Hesston College, Shue went on to earn a bachelor’s degree at Goshen (Ind.) College.

The Regier Freisen Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.